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Miley Cyrus: Nicki Minaj VMAs tweets were 'not too kind,' 'not very polite'

Miley Cyrus, who will host the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, discussed Nicki Minaj’s comments about the show’s nomination process in a <i>New</i> …

7 Science-Backed Habits to Live Happier Every Day | Inc.com

Everything we do--professionally and personally--has an effect on us, whether it's for good or not-so-good. The truth is that we all want to live happy lives. When we choose to do the right things for the right reasons, we get better results.<p>Numerous research studies have demonstrated that being …

Happiness

Watch the Star Wars Holiday Special before it's pulled

Celebrate Life Day with Lumpy and Bea Arthur<p>You can expect Disney to release a new Star Wars movie around the holidays every year from now until ... let's be honest, probably long after you and I are both dead and buried. But there's another Star Wars holiday tradition you should be keeping: Making …

How Microsoft built, and is still building, Windows 10

Windows 10 for PCs arrived two weeks ago. Thankfully, we don’t need to wait years to say this will be a Microsoft operating system release like no other.<p>The most obvious clue is not the fact that Windows 10 was installed on more than 14 million devices in 24 hours, that you can get it for cheap or …

Pretty much anyone on Earth with a radio can call the International Space Station and chat with astronauts

The International Space Station orbits more than 200 miles above the Earth, traveling five miles per second. Getting in touch isn’t quite as simple as placing a long-distance call. But if you have a ham radio, used by radio amateurs to chat on public frequencies, it actually isn’t much tougher.<p>Last …

Space Exploration

The Burgeoning Invisible App Market

Today’s “invisible app” market could be classified as a passing trend, but it might also be the beginning of a significant multi-year shift in how we transact when we’re away from our computers. This shift applies to mobile devices, email, home devices like the Amazon Echo and even wearables like …

Artificial Intelligence

I'm A Gay Man Who Loves Sex (And Here's Why That's Suddenly A Problem)

Oh the hours -- the afternoons! The days! The weekends! -- I have spent looking for and having sex. And oh the incomparable joy it's brought me!<p>But you're not really <i>that</i> shocked, are you? Of course you're not. After all, gay men have always had a bit of a reputation when it comes to sex. And why …

LGBTQI

Why You Need To Try Japanese Forest Bathing

Forest bathing isn't the kind of bath where you strip down and hop in a tub. It's about basking in nature, in greenery — and you can wear whatever …

What Could Be Expected in Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

After its initial success with Iron Man, the Hulk, Captain America and Thor, Marvel Studios quickly realized that it had a formula for success on its …

Comics

Find Opportunities To Learn Computer Science At Google's New Portal

Google has launched a new gateway to help you find computer science resources, programs, scholarships and other learning opportunities. You can …

Computer Science

7 Habits That Transformed My Own Happiness

If I reflect back on my life over the last four years, the one thing that has been the most positive change is the new habits that I have created. I …

Social Media

The Fantastic Four are back as we've Never seen them Before!

Bringing together an incredible ensemble cast of rising talent, direct Josh Trank reboots Marvel’s Fantastic Four as fans have never seen them before.<p>…

Deadpool trailer is rude, crude and dangerously entertaining

The history of cinema fuelled by fan fervour is generally an inglorious one, as anyone who has ever taken the time to view Snakes on a Plane or Iron Sky will be painfully aware. But everything about Deadpool, the first full trailer for which has just hit the web, suggests a deliberately outrageous …

Comics

One of the biggest problems with Android keeps getting worse

Ever wonder why your Android smartphone isn't getting the latest version of Android? Or why some apps are only available for iPhone? How about why your Android device was infected with malicious programs while others weren't?<p>That's because carriers, phone manufacturers, and app developers need to …

Android News

This spider combs its tiny silk threads to make them extra sticky

A spider that knows how to build up electrostatic charges<p>There's a spider in Britain that's a tad unusual. Instead of spinning "thick" silk threads (in this case, thick means several micrometers), the garden center spider can spin tiny nano-scale threads that are also extremely sticky. This is …

Oxford University

The Night Sky in January 2015: Titan, future home of mankind

With water that could generate breathable oxygen, and nitrogen, methane and ammonia that can be used to fertilise growing food, Saturn's giant moon has often been cited as a possible colony in space<p><b>The chart shows the sky at the start of January 2015 - and the appearance of the sky at 10 pm on Jan</b> …

Science scores major victory in fight against antibiotic resistance

A new test could slash the wait time for diagnoses and eliminate ineffective prescriptions<p>Antibiotic resistance, which transforms ordinary microbes into menaces that cannot be easily controlled, is exacting a growing toll on the human population. More than two million people in the U.S. develop …

Medicine

Google to FCC: if the internet is a Title II utility, let us expand Fiber

Verizon famously said that if the FCC heeds President Obama's urging and declares the internet a Title II utility, it would cause "great harm to an open Internet, competition and innovation." But exactly the opposite of that may happen, according to a letter from Google to the FCC. Mountain View …

Marriott Says It Only Wants to Block Personal Wi-Fi in Conference, Meeting Spaces

Hotel chain clarifies its request as complaints about its Wi-Fi blocking idea grow.<p>Hotel chain Marriott International tried to stem the flow of complaints about its personal Wi-Fi blocking plan Tuesday, saying that it doesn’t want to limit guests’ ability to get online in their rooms but would like …

Is This Psychedelic iOS Keyboard The Craziest UI In Design History?

WHAT IS THIS…I DON’T EVEN…WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MEEEEEE????<p>On December 16, 1997, an episode of the popular animated series <i>Pokemon</i> aired in Japan, during which the lovable electric gopher Pikachu spent a few minutes frenetically blasting rainbow-hued missiles out of the air with his rapid-fire …

Cotton Candy

11 Lucrative Freelance Jobs That Are Still Growing

Building wealth boils down to a pretty simple equation: Either spend less money, or earn more of it. We offer plenty of ways to tighten up your …

Employment